renewables


Malaysia’s quantum leap forward in solar power just a bright start 

Malaysia’s quantum leap forward in solar power just a bright start 

Malaysia is trying to ramp up its renewables build-out but it still lags behind many of its neighbours in the region. The country’s latest move came on Sunday when the state of Johor announced it would build South-east Asia’s largest solar power project in Pengerang, in the state’s south-east. Capital …

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Vietnam’s uneven green energy push just became murkier

Vietnam’s uneven green energy push just became murkier

(ATF) The Asia-Pacific region, which stretches from Australia to the Indian Ocean, and north to China, Japan, Taiwan, and South Korea, has historically been known for having the most coal intensive footprint on the planet, with associated health and environmental concerns. The region includes two of the world’s most populous …

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Korea launches $43-bn project to build world's biggest wind farm

Korea launches $43-bn project to build world's biggest wind farm

(ATF) South Korean President Moon Jae-in signed a $43-billion deal on Friday (Feb 5) to build the world's biggest offshore wind power complex. The move, part of his government's New Green Deal agenda is part of plans for the country to achieve carbon neutrality by 2050 – and phasing out …

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China's shift to renewables hampered by industry, harsh winter 

China's shift to renewables hampered by industry, harsh winter 

(ATF) China's bid to cut its reliance on coal for power generation and switch to renewable energy sources has been hampered by partly by the resurgence of the country's manufacturing sector, as well as its harsh winter and tensions with some of its trading partners.A senior official from the central …

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China needs to take its hydrogen game to a new level

China needs to take its hydrogen game to a new level

(ATF) A lot of news has broken recently about developing hydrogen to help displace the use of fossil fuels, including natural gas, the cleanest burning fossil fuel. However, it appears at this junction that the industry still has a long way to go to help the fuel address climate change …

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India might just pull off its climate change agenda

India might just pull off its climate change agenda after all

(ATF) India's economic growth and in lock-step its electricity usage and energy consumption are slated to increase going forward, raising concerns on whether the country of some 1.3 billion people can reign in its carbon emissions, particularly as other major powers have made carbon neutral pledges by the mid part …

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